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CBS
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
makeover or a money making scheme? tonight we ask if a bay area plan to ease rainstorm runoff really a city's cover to rake next stra cash. >> and teaming up to catch some crooks. the new bay area tactic to bust the bad guys. >> also, how shopping malls are coming up with some creative new ways to combat the competition from online retailers. [s[man] no one told her,right?a. [son]hi! [mom screams] sunset neighborhood - buried under a layer of concrete. but as allen martin sh >>> it's a complaint that goes back several years. san francisco's sunset neighborhood buried under a layer of concrete. but as allen martin shows us, the city thinks it has a new solution >> it might be. the city tried issuing fines people happily paid them so now a new strategy. offer homeowners over $1,000 worth of yardwork for just a few hundred dollars. >> reporter: in a city famed for its landscape of soft green hills, the sunset district is, well, just a little bit harder. >> there's definitely a lot of concrete. you don't see a lot of gardens. >> reporter: of course, there are some exceptions. >> it's a small pi
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
that are expected to pour into the city. transforming the entire skyline. and this is ground zero first in mission street san francisco. home of the future transbay tower which could be the tallest building on the west coast. >> it's coming whether we prepare for it or not. and so we need to prepare for it. >> reporter: are we prepared for it? >> no. we're not prepared for it. >> reporter: signs of the strain are already on the rise with rocketing rents causing more and more evictions. >> the city an economy are blooming for people with access to greater education, more experience in high-tech industry, and not necessarily people who are in our neighborhoods. >> reporter: gabriel metcalf of the san francisco planning and research association understands the apprehension. >> people are really afraid especially renters like me if you lose your apartment, you have to move out of the city most likely. >> reporter: speaking of moving, a just released mayoral task force report estimates the city will need to spend $10 billion on roadways and transportation just to keep pace with the gr
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
and tonight senator rand paul will talk about his plan to revive the city of detroit that the president said would never go bankrupt. he saved it. martin bashir is done, finished. he handed in his resignation letter at nbc news for the disparaging, vile comments made about governor sarah palin. bob beckel and andrea tantaros react. peter sweitzer has details on a new report here. in three and a half years leading up to the obama care website, the president and secretary sebelius never had a one on one meeting. i'm even shocked at the this. we'll find out. ♪ [ male announcer ] they are a glowing example of what it means to the best. and at this special time of year, they shine even brighter. come to the winter event and get the merces-benz you've always wished for, now for an exceptional price. [ santa ] ho, ho, ho, ho! [ male announcer ] lease e 2014 e350 for $579 a month at your local mercedes-benz dealer. became big business overnight? ♪ like, really big... then expanded? ♪ or their new product tanked? ♪ or not? what if they embrace new technology instead? ♪ imagine a company's
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 10:00pm PST
senator rand paul will talk about his plan to revive the city of detroit that the president said would never go bankrupt. he saved it. martin bashir is done, finished. he handed in his resignation letter at nbc news for the disparaging, vile comments made about governor sarah palin. bob beckel and andrea tantaros react. peter sweitzer has details on a new report here. in three and a half years leading up to the obama care website, the president and secretary sebelius never had a one on one meeting. i'm even shocked at the this. we'll find out. [ male announcer ] how can power consumption in china, impact wool exports from new zealand, textile production in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 70% of our mutual funds beat their0-year lipper average t. rowe price. invest with confidence. with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. >>> welcome to "hannity" earlier today president obama gave a very long-winded sp
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
't -- detroit is unstaphable because the people here cannot be stopped. the citizens of this city are the light at the end of the tunnel. the one man left standing. the underdog who actually wins. they are optimism, promise, potential, and hope. optimism is bringing this city back. this city is isn't afraid of opportunity. it's not discouraged by its past. it's excited about its future. i just loved the way she put that. a young woman who really believes and is optimistic about detroit. detroit's future and lisa's future will not come from washington. the magic of motown is here in the city. it's not in some central planner's notebook. what detroit needs to thrive is not washington'sdom nearing hand but freedom from big government's mastry. to thrive, detroit needs less government and more freedom, less red tape, less punitive taxes, more money left in detroit. the answer to poverty and unemployment is not another government stimulus. it's simply leaving more money in the hands of those who earned it. today i'm here to introduce something i call economic freedom zones. this is a bill that will
CW
Dec 3, 2013 10:00pm PST
and then it's all of the bay area minus the city of san francisco tomorrow. not many exceptions to that rule. the rule will be sub freezing temperatures. these are your lows for tonight. santa rosa, down to 28. calstoga, 29. and sunny vail down to 35 degrees. this is just the beginning. the cold front just arrived. this will last a while. we'll talk about how long the cold air will stick around and how low the snow level is going to go. some spots may see some snow coming up. we'll talk about where and when coming up. >> thank you, paul. a bit of a scare tonight for a fremont family. they were at home when some live wires came down outside nearly setting their house on fire. it happened a little after 7:00 on lauren drive. the homeowner told us she never called 911 until tonight. >> we have vines on the side of our fence. it caught on fire. we were just inside and the lights went out and then we started smelling smoke inside. so we went to go check outside and we saw the flames on the side of our house. >> firefighters kept the flames from spreading. all that was damaged was the fence. pg
CW
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
dellums was the first to introduce legislation in 1972, the city of berkeley became the first in the nation to divest from south africa. >> in the 80s, the movement on the campuses really began in force. >> assemblywoman was part of that movement. sit ins and mass arrests at uc berkeley to force the campus to cut ties with corporations linked with the appar tide regime. the board of regions voted to digress. mandela's visit was emotional for the east bay. >> i will never, ever forget it. ever. >> skinner says south africa's hard fought victory was one the east bay shared. >> it was so thrilling that we americans, that we east bay residents could have been part of something with that kind of global impact. >> in oakland, kristen ayers, kpix5. >> another bay area politician involved, willie brown. he served as the host when mandela made his bay area visit in 1990. >> there are some bay area services to honor nelson mandela. the group are both in the planning stages. the memorial church plans to hold its service this sunday. and you can see mandela's life in pictures and
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2013 9:20am EST
. detroit's unionized pensioners will see their benefits cut. watch out other american cities. frack, and floods the world with oil, and opec is split. what's a cartel to do? an on-line shopping binge rolls on. wal-mart had its best day ever. and stocks will open lower again? yeah, a big day. "varney & company" is about to begin. hi honey, did you get e toaster cozy? yep. got all the cozies. [ grandma ] th n fedex one rate, i could ll a box and ship it r one flat rate. so i kn untilt was full. you'd be crazy not to. is tt nana? [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. every day we're working to and to keep our commitments. and we've made a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. >> here we go. fire up the political spin m
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
60 miles north and east of mexico city. authorities there have since recovered the radio active material and the stolen truck, but no one knew where the people were. will carr is live with the later. we know the thinking these may be the people who stole the truck. what have you learned? >> reporter: authorities have been saying this could happen, that whoever came in touch with this dangerous radio active element could show up at a hospital, so now the reports out of mexico that six people have shown up in the hospital in pachuca, mexico, a report that one is throwing up and -- dizzy, signs of radiation poisoning. we don't knoll how or if they're actually linked to this stolen can he bat 6 -- cobalt 60. but on machine the truck that was transferring the material was stolen. we don't know if the thief knew the truck had cobalt 60 inside but the truck was found this. the container was found a half mile from the truck. the container was open, and they found the cobalt 60 so somebody was exposed to this and now we have these sick showing up. >> this cobalt, it can kill you. >> that
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
think. >> reporter: a major strategy he pushed was breaking down the city into five districts, with police commanders tasked with building relationships and being responsible for the crimes in their communities. the mayor believes the strategy has worked to reduce the violence. >> reporter: in fact the mayor credits his ideas as well as other changes in the police department for the 25% drop in the homicide rate this year. so far this year, there have been 85 homicides. at the same time last year, the number was 112. >> reporter: some who live and work in oakland are not so sure. >> it doesn't feel any safer or better. >> i'm not totally in love with the idea of bringing in outside consultants. >> reporter: the tomorrower san francisco police chief and now director of usf criminal justice leadership thinks oakland's police chief could have done the job without braton, but he credits him with oakland using his system of tracking crime. >> he's a brilliant guy, and i think a lot of people look at his brain child as a technology program that has brought the police strategy into t
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 2:00am PST
. a lot of questions in the bronx in new york city. we are sitting here where all 7 of the passenger cars in the metro north train did de rail. the lead locomotive did end up teetering inches away from the water. a track problem, was it human error, mechanical error? was speed a factor the ntsb is looking into all of those factors. the metro north train that was southbound was headed toward grand central station t. derailed in the bronx around 7:20 yesterday morning. th the train did not slow down. investigators are trying to determine how bad it was going as it was approaching the curve. >> it is not the fact that there's a curve here. we have always had this configuration. we didn't have accidents. there has to be another factor. >> investigators say the speed limit is 35 miles per hour. it comes from an area where it was 70 miles an hour. >> we don't know what the train speed was. we will learn that from the event recorders. we have downloaded the data off the locomotive we have not been able to identify it or verify it. >> two of the cars split one of them ended up on the banks of the
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
but investigators on the scene found no such evidence. he is suing him and the city of concord for wrongful arrest and excessive force, which are federal civil rights violations. concord city attorney mark coon told me he doesn't comment on pending litigation but the city will defend a lawsuit. joe vasquez kpix 5. >>> a popular cable tv host bill was killed in a motorcycle crash in san francisco. he cohosted the show curb appeal on hdtv. a car struck and killed him last night as he rhode through the lower. you can still see evidence from the crash near oak and stiener. it's not clear who was at fault. police say the driver of the car is cooperating. beckwith was 38 years old. >>> new clue tonight in the search for that missing san jose pilot and his family. betty yu says the crews have a much better idea of where that plane went down. >> the smiths are a tight-knit mormon family. after spending thanksgiving weekend in oregon, silicon valley xhektive dale smith left for montana. his son daniel and his son's wife, his daughter amber and her fiance were in his beach bonanza similar to the one picture
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am PST
in the death of a man outside of the kansas city chiefs stadium. 30-year-old kyle van winkle was viciously beaten by tailgaters. his death now ruled a homicide. he was only 30 years old. police say he was sitting in someone else's truck in a parking lot after that game when the truck's owner saw him and a fight broke out. one man is now in custody. >>> what lurks under the sea? drones. the navy launching a drone from a submarine for the first time. look at that. check out these time-lapsed pictures of a launch in the bahamas from the u.s.s. providence. this is a big step toward developing new military spying capabilities. >>> from under the water to up in the air. >> five, four, three, two -- 180 ignition and liftoff. >> the atlas 5 lit up the night sky around 11:15 last night off the coast of california. it is carrying a secret payload for the government office that operates our intelligence-gathering satellites. that rocket, 19 stories high. and those are your headlines. >> amazon's not going to use these submarine-launched drones to deliver our packages, are they? >> you never know. >>
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm EST
fast food workers are striking in more than 100 cities. they are demanding an increase in the minimum wage, and pushing to make it easier to unionize. many are asking for $15 an hour. that's nearly twice as much as the average worker earned. raising the minimum wage will not hurt jobs. fast food chains already have a wage increase would drive up the prices. that is by far the hirest in the country. tonya mosley is in washington state with more on how families struggle to get by on low pay. >> it's 22:00, and maya molina's five hour shift at kfc is over. she is off to pick up her youngest son to day care before heading home. and with no time to take off her uniform, maya heads to the kitchen to make a snack and help her two older children with home work. >> they look to me, they don't have no one else to look to. >> for the last five years the 35-year-old single mother of three has been making $9.31 an hour. that's just under $17,000 a year. >> i'm the definition of the working poor as they say. >> maya's job helps, but doesn't cover the cost of supporting a family of four. at 35 hours
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
are doing our part. neil: ladies, thank you both. in the meantime, and officially bankrupt city. a judge rules that it is okay to file. >> not only is it illegal, but it is immoral. >> this ruling is a threat t every city in detroit. >> we think that that sets a bad precedent for other cities as a business owner, i'm constantly putting out fires. so i deserve a small business credit card with amazing rewards. with the spark cascard from capital one, i get 2% cash back on ery purchase, every day. i break my back around here. finally soone's recognizing me with unlimited rewards! meetings start at 11, cindy. [ male announcer get the spark business card from capital one. choose 2% cash back or double miles on every purchase, every d. what's in your wallet? i need your timesheets, larry! what's in your wallet? every day we're working to and to keep our commitments. and we've made a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
people. wonderful city. >> they all invited us out to dinner. >> would you like to come over and have some dinner with us. they are just very polite. >> very polite. >> gracious people. >> mike barnacle is here. >> mike you have a prediction coming off last night. >> seattle is going the super bowl. >> they took apart new orleans. >> stopped them. >> what happened? when did they become such a great team? >> that's a good question. and i think if russell wilson and the seattle seahawks played on the east coast russell wilson would be the face of the national football league. but he plays in seattle. might as well be playing in beijing. you don't hear a whole lot about him. the kid is incredible. there would be no rg3. it would be russell wilson. >> i hate people who are so east coast centric. >> it's awful. >> is ellsbury going to detroit? that's what everybody right now in san antonio is asking. >> he could be going to seattle, 140 million. could be going to detroit, seattle, maybe texas. >> this is stuff you talk about usually before the show or during the break. in washington we hav
CNBC
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
, whether you're talking about new york city and de blasio or obama and the rest of the country. how much do you as a country or a nation want to offset these much bigger global forces and when do you kill the goose that lays the golden egg. that's the question. >> and you know, no country really does income quality terribly well that i know of. >> sweden, norway. >> some of those social democracies have had less of that. they don't have high-end wealth in the same way that we do here. anyh anyhow, it is an issue. >> it's a consequence of growth. >> inequality can lead to social unrest. >> all right. >> take one thing away sfli don't think we're going to solve it today but to the yahoo! poll and see what you think. here is our question of the day. the president speaking about income inequality. what is the solution? 19% of you say raise the minimum wage. 51% say more tax breaks for the middle class. 17% say raise taxes on the rich. >> surprising. >> and 13% say limit executive pay. sue? >> very interesting. all right. it's getting really cold out there. a cold snap gripping the western half
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
can't imagine what that feels like. 20 below is the windchill in minneapolis. 4 below in kansas city and several areas is still without power from texas into oklahoma and arkansas. it feels like it is down around zero right now. it's not going to warm up all that much. our next storm system making its way into california. storm one is exiting the southeast where we have some rain still falling down through georgia and into south carolina. this next big storm system brings snow throughout portions of the highest elevations in california. and then eventually move into salt lake city and denver, as well. watch as we go throughout the rest of the weekend as the snow continues to develop. by early tomorrow morning through the plains, especially into nebraska and then eventually moving up into iowa and into wisconsin. but here on the east coast, we'll start off as snow especially through areas like philadelphia into baltimore and then eventually the rain will take hold. by 8:00 sunday evening, that's when we should see some snow in the new york city area and then that pushes up into centra
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am PST
states in 1990. former new york city mayor david dinkins will be here with his reflections of the man he called a personal friend as well as a hero. should be fascinating insight from mayor dinkins. >> wonderful to have him as our guest in that hour, eric. a lot on the agenda with senator rand paul of kentucky discussing the possibility of a 2016 presidential run, and also his latest thoughts on obama care. all of that with our chris wallace on fox news sunday. we'll give you a preview coming up. >> and that wick udstorm that's still barreling across the country, moving east. there are dangerous conditions alongside that. we'll have the full forecast for what we need to know on this wintry, stormy sunday here on the fox news channel. stay with us. [ coughs, sneezes ] i have a big meeting when we land, but i am so stuffed up, i can't rest. [ male announcer ] nyquil cold and flu liquid gels don't unstuff your nose. they don't? alka seltzer plus night fights your worst cold symptoms, plus has a decongestant. [ inhales deeply ] oh. what a relief it is. like scoring the perfect table? ♪ or
CBS
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am PST
, the combination of which will make for very rough travel anywhere from d.c. all the way up to new york city. boston looks like it will start as snow but eventually during the day today will transition over to that wintry mix. talking about a very difficult monday morning commute here for much of the east coast. ice will continue all the way back from east virginia to west virginia. places along the coast could be milder. tells could drop to below 4 for minneapolis, 9 for chicago, 12 for kansas city, 14 for fargo. even california beginning with a deep freeze this morning and will likely do so for another couple of days. megan glaros, cbs news, chicago. >>> well, president obama and the first lady leave today to attend if memorial for nelson mandela in south africa. it will be one of the largest gatherings of the national dignitaries in years. alphonso van marsh is in south africa with a preview. alphonso, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. as you mentioned authorities are rushing to prepare for that massive memorial that will be held tomorrow at the stadium. now, that stadi
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
not stopped, it is 35 degrees, a few degrees above freezing. new york city is doing fairly well. unfortunately, the same cannot be said for much of the northeast and what is happening is that we are seeing the effect of that ice storm that hit texas and it is now moving up the northeast corridor. we have seen a number of chain reaction pileups in philadelphia and there were 8 inches of snow more than 50 cars, motor stranded, on nearby interstate 78, a series of crashes involving more than two dozen vehicles not far from new york city and greenwich connecticut, it caused a 20 car pileup closing this southbound lane of interstate 95. the weather was so bad that the detroit lions couldn't see the yard markers and they were completely obscured by the snow. season-ticket holders, saying that i have never seen snow like this. it just kept coming down. and even though the situation has improved considerably, it appears that there is more bad weather on the way. there are many communities that say the worst is now over. heather: there other issues are other issues as well been caused by the storm? >>
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
fast food workers in 100 cities staged a strike for minimum wage. listen to what they were saying. >> i deserve more respect, more money. i am tired of living in poverty wage. >> it's not right that we've got to live in poverty from paycheck to paycheck and borrow from peter to pay off paul. >> personally i've been doing this for over 16 years. i've raised my two kids working in fast food. and it's a struggle. >> now, when you listen to those that marched around the country, trying to deal with the jobs on the ground which is why i showed the graph. you see people marching in a hundred cities yesterday. here's what republican congressman joe barton said this week about minimum wage. quote, i think it's outlived its usefulness. it may have been of some value back in the great depression. i would vote to repeal the minimum wage. that's what we're dealing with, randi. >> so, you know, when there's -- i've seen and i've been in washington now awhile, and it really is an evidence-free zone. it doesn't actually matter what the facts are. so maybe, you know, now that the pope has come out agai
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 11:00am PST
in crashes but has yet to go off. >>> current and retired city workers in detroit got the news they had been dreading today. a judge ruled that detroit now qualifies for bankruptcy protection. what that means is that people's pensions could be slashed. the judge calls the bankruptcy a chance for a fresh start. people who counted on the city to keep their promises on the pensions, they are calling today a betrayal and lawyers plan to appeal. poppy harlow joins me from new jersey on the phone with more on this. poppy, are the pension cuts a sure thing? >> reporter: most likely, yes. the question is not if, but i think how deep are the cuts going to be. you have to remember, this is the biggest municipal bankruptcy in the history of this country. the city of detroit is $18 billion in debt. they filed for bankruptcy in july. when i was there talking on that day they filed bankruptcy with the emergency manager of detroit, he told me they are going to have to be some cuts. he has to get rid of at least $9 billion in debt. how do you do that? well, you don't pay back all you owe to wall street inve
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
at the mexican border. a truck stolen near mexico city is drawing international concern. it housed this medical device, used in the treatment of cancer patients. in it, cobalt 60 teletherapy, a radioactive material that can be dangerous if it's removed or if the shielding of the device is damaged. >> if you have a large quantity, an entire truck of this cobalt 60, could you really do some environmental harm? and that question, i think is open at this point. >> reporter: mexican officials immediately contacted the international atomic energy agency. u.s. officials are monitoring closely. the truck was stolen at a gas station just 35 miles outside of mexico city. it is unclear who stole the material. and if they know what they have. but even though the theft occurred hundreds of miles from the u.s. border, there's a reason why the incident is drawing such intense scrutiny. u.s. officials have long been concerned that stolen radioactive material could be used to make a so-called dirty bomb. such a device could not cause a nuclear explosion. but the cobalt, combined with a conventional explosive, c
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
. it's 7 degrees right now in kansas city. the reason i'm bringing that up let's take a look, it's 31 in fairbanks, alaska. it's much colder in the midwest and central u.s. than it is in alaska. crazy weather pattern right now. mika this continues this week areas like new york, baltimore, d.c., snow tomorrow morning maybe an inch or two to make for another slippery commute. >> bill, thanks. we'll be back in touch with you. we're going to have a story coming up about the republican party and members of it finally coming together. amazing. calling for unity. but first today's "new york times" is out with a powerful piece on the challenges facing the city's homeless particularly children. the article focuses on an 11-year-old, one of 22,000 homeless children in new york, the most since the great depression. data shows half of new yorkers live at or below the poverty line. it's not just new york. 20% of kids nationwide live in poverty. only romania has a higher rate among developed nations. in washington, congress is debating whether to extend jobless benefits to the long term unemployed.
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
to overcome. in this city today, what all of do every section is forge principle compromise, the word compromise, back in the dale, my father's time, that was statesmanship. today it's a act of betrayal. your don't work with party 100% of the time, you're ostracized, there's something wrong with you. you can see this on cable tv and a variety of other things. i'll finish by recounting words that lyndon johnson, a master legislator, said once. e grew up poor in the hill country in texas. and his family couldn't always were or granted that they going to have enough to keep the roof over their head or keep food on the table. is the thought i'll leave you with. jobson once said any man not willing to compromise, well, that man never went to bed hungry. know, he said any settle is not willing to for half a loaf, well, that man never went to bed hungry. that's exactly right. the american people expect us to be problem solvers and practical providers, not happen right now. we're too intent on taking an approach which leads to nothing. having said all of that, i'm pleased to be with you here
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
is expected to decide if the city of detroit's bankruptcy filing can go forward. the judge must determine if officials did everything they could to avoid bankruptcy, including negotiating with creditors. detroit is of course the largest city in the history of the united states to file for bankruptcy. >>> before he became pontiff, pope francis was a bouncer at a buenos aires nightclub. the pope revealing his past job while visiting with parishioners at a church in rome. he said he was a young student at the time trying to support himself. bouncer before pope. all right, elisabeth, over to you. >> thanks, steve. the pentagon is floating a controversial plan to close all u.s. base commissaries to cut costs. how will this hurt military families who rely on them for daily supplies. pete hegseth is with us now from washington. good morning, pete. thanks for being here with us. is this a great plan? it seems like a short-term fix for a very large budget issue; correct? >> it is a short-term fix. if they were to close commissaries, military grocery stores for military members of their families an
KOFY
Dec 3, 2013 9:00pm PST
disappeared sunday in idaho on flight between baker city other again and butte, montana a but friends relatives here in the bay area are holding out hope that they will be found alive. here's vick lee. >> he goes down to mexico with doctors across borders those type organizations so he does a lot of voluntary support. >>reporter: he said his business partner dale smith was not only charitable and generous. but also a good pilot. it. >> he has been flying for some 8 years. >> hopefully laid down somewhere and doesn't have any cell phone contact in the middle of nowhere. >>reporter: maybe the plane made a soft landing and everyone was all right. earlier today a ray of hope emerged. rescue plane detected something. >> search rescuers were able to pick up a very weak elt transmitter broadcast from the downed aircraft. this has helped them to narrow the area for which they are searching however darkness is approachin approaching. >>reporter: searches unable to find the plane. smith piloted his beach bonanza 6 seater which lost rid arrest and cell tower contact sunday in central id
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am PST
capital. this comes a day after a million demonstrators filled the city's independence square taking part in country's largest anti-government protest in a decade. the protest initially began as a call for the government to move away from russian influence and ally itself closer with the western europe. since evolved into an overall anti-government movement. the boxer ahead of the opposition party posted a message for actor george clooney supporting demonstrators. >> we here in the united states have a great affinity for those seeking democracy. we have learned through trial and error that true democracy cannot exist without a free and fair and honest election. you cannot have a democracy when you arrest and harm its peaceful protesters. >> more than a thousand flights canceled today as the northeast is set to get pounded with another round of winter weather. the snow and ice blamed for a chain reaction, car accident. this one involving 50 cars. we'll tell you where this happened. and what our first read team says both democrats and republicans could be wrong about what issue will dominat
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
workers across the country will walk off their jobs this morning as part of a 100 city protest. workers are seeing $15 an hour and a right to form a union. in washington president obama is making income in equality one of the pieces of his second term agenda. >> the idea that a child may never escape that poverty because she lumberjacks a decent education or a health care or a community that views her future as their own it should offend all of us. the combined trends of declining mobility it poses a threat to our way of life. what drives me as a zbroond, a son, a father, as an american is to make sure that every striving hard-working optimistic kid in america has the same incredible chance that this country gave me. >> the current minimum wage is $7.25, adjusted for inflation. that's more than $3 less than the minimum wage was back in 1968. president obama said he'll support a senate bill to increase the minimum wage to $10.10 but not going to be easy. >> what would the prospects of that be not only in the senate but the house? >> they are not good. it would be easier to do that than t
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
reporters. the truck that was stolen has been recovered. it has been found near a town north of mexico city. the container which had the cobalt 60 inside, the radioactive material, was not on the truck. however, the container was found about a half mile away. and a key point here, the container, according to mexican officials, did have cobalt 60 inside it. they recovered at least some of it. what they don't know is whether they recovered all of it. i think they're working on that to see if they have recovered all of the cobalt 60 inside that container. we're told by this gentleman of the national committee for nuclear security that radiation has been detected in the area. i'm not sure how high the intensity is but they are sending special teams in to examine the area. of course, test it out and maybe we'll get more information about the people who stole this as well. >> cobalt 60, this was used for cancer treatment in other medical procedures. very radioactive. potentially very dangerous. how serious potentially is this? >> this was potentially very serious. and remember, this truck was sto
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 11:00am PST
in state for three days at pretoria city hall. flags are at half staff in the capitol and white house as well, which confirmed this morning that president obama and first lady michelle obama will participate in memorial events. the guest list for his funeral will likely include every living u.s. president able to travel along with dignitaries from around the world and celebrities across the globe today, countless newspapers paying tribute. as president obama says now belongs to the ages. >> we have lost one of the most influential, courageous, and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this earth. >> and this morning, on the "today" show, former secretary of state colin powell who attended mandela's inauguration, shared what he meant to him. >> a man who never forget his principles, prepared to go to prison as long as it took in defense of his principles and as he said on a number of occasions, i'm ready to give my life forewhat i believe in. and he triumphed. >> world leaders have been paying tribute including pope francis, who in a telegram writes, since
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
.pt ingrid city. -- bankrupt city. what happened to the rent -- b rand? >> for 30 years we lost our way. does a 100 and 11 year brand have what it takes to come back? hollywood studios are squeezing more dollars into their weekend box office report this year. they are doing it by adding ticket sales from thursday shows. joining me from los angeles to talk about that and the big hollywood movie season is the at an media analyst entertainment website. good to see you again. paul, how did thursday become the new friday for the box office. >> it has become the new friday. studios love to have midnight screenings on a friday, so that audiences can get in and see a movie, talk about it via the virtual water cooler on facebook or twitter. and by getting to see those movies early they are the first one to talk about it. it it builds buzz for the coming weekend. we love seeing these previous work to -- moved to 8:00 p.m. leading into., midnight screenings. at the end of the day, i don't inc. it affects the bottom line dollar at the end of the run. i think what is going to occur is going to occur. but
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
thoughts of what is next. span, we are featuring the history and literary scene of the northern idaho city and on american history tv and booktv, 5:00 eastern time on c- span3, we will air our look at the area's connection to the area nation and its leader, richard butler, and how concerned citizens fought against the group. here is a preview. >> an aerospace engineer who retired in the mid-70's and moved with his wife betty and they bought property and he make the land and property a nonprofit church. that was basically the birth. 1981, they burned the first cross there on the property and started holding annual world congresses. >> richard butler was not a person that was dynamic and he was not a great speaker, but he was quite effective at publicity. lot ofas able to get a publicist he not only with the national media, but even at times international media. i think they were fascinated with the idea that he created these two organizations. it was somewhat unique in the sense that his political arm, which was neo-nazi are really not the nasty datsun -- doctrine, the political arm, and th
FOX Business
Dec 7, 2013 9:00pm EST
the best pern running period but just to say i'm an independent makes lose work in the city. john: really? >> no question. it has come back to me trust me. i have spent on said i get tired of people's opinions i am not even a agree i just point out where my viewpoints are different than that is the death to get people to turn off they get a grn ian devotional. there is no fact only emotion. when i said i voted for reagan i was in canada they said you are sh an educated. >> i work with 12,000 kids the best after-school programin the state for inner-city kids 12,000 kids we have a 90 percent graduation rate. john: but because you vote a certain way? >> it is the indoctrination but i keep asking socialism? how does it work? >> in hollywood they don't carry about obamacare does not affect them. john: the biggest cause is saving the earth and climate change. here is a commercial done by harrison ford. >> when rainforest are slashed and burned their releases tons of carbon into the air we breathe. the changes our climate. it hurts. every bit of rain forest cut down over there really hurts us ov
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 1:40am PST
of cars, like these, in rapid city, have been spinning out of control and running off the roads. today, they are bracing for blizzard conditions and up to 18 inches of snow from the dakotas to michigan. the icy blast is threatening citrus growers across california. farmers have been scrambling to insulate their crops, wrapping trees, spraying water and using wind machines to circulate warmer air. forecasters say they could see record lows by tomorrow evening. cold enough to jeopardize those crops. >>> the arctic weather system is moving coast to coast putting windchills in the danger zone. >> let's get the latest from accu-weather meteorologist jim dickey. good morning, jim. >>> good morning, john and diana. extreme cold on tap for the nation's mid section and much of the west. an arctic the air mass dives in out of canada on the fringes of that colder air an area of low pressure is drifting toward lake superior. we're going to see snowfall in the upper midwest again today. for a bull's eye, 6 to 12 inches of snow. duluth, three to six-inch range into minneapolis
CNN
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am PST
to be in cities. what's the healthiest and best way for them to grow so that they really become cauldrons of prosperity and cities of opportunity? what we have found is that if that family is moved into safe, clean affordable housing, places that have access to great school systems, access to jobs and multiple transportation modes then the neighborhood begins to thrive and then really really take off. the oxygen of community redevelopment is financing. and all this rebuilding that happened could not have happened without organizations like citi. citi has formed a partnership with our company so that we can take all the lessons from the revitalization of urban america to other cities. so we are now working in chicago and in washington, dc and newark. it's amazing how important safe, affordable housing is to the future of our society. where their electricity comes from. they flip the switch-- and the light comes on. it's our job to make sure that it does. using natural gas this power plant can produce enough energy for about 600,000 homes. generating electricity that's cleaner and reliable,
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 3:10pm EST
in kansas city star was rated more in favor of a reform than all the other major metropolitan newspapers in the united states combined. as nelson himself told an interviewer in 1910, i don't want the star's editorial to be a lot of literary essays, i want to get things done. nelson followed up his strictures on past performance with an editorial that reject the notion that roosevelt was a man on horseback who seized power to become dictator. he is a gold are recalled to his work, said the paper rather than a man on respect. after roosevelt's arrival from africa amid talk of his candidacy, there were clubs formed, back from elba clubs, like napoleon. >> the impact of william rockhill nelson on the american progressive movement and teddy roosevelt's campaign to win back that is latere today on american history tv. after the war, things escalate so quickly. a moment that seems so loving can just turn and flip and be so out of control. and it one of those days ended with adam packing to leave and him going to his things and seeing a hidden handgun. he says i want to take is to sell it becaus
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
cities such as chicago, philadelphia and los angeles that are suffering from the rising cost of pensions, causing spending cuts in area like public schools and police departments. joining us with his thoughts, lawrence gotlieb. lawrence, good to see you. charlie is with us in the studio, as well. do you see this decision meaning what i just read out, that, okay, pension holders will be below bondholders? >> well, it's a little early to know that. we know that we have the appropriate forum for taking these issues on. chapter nine has proved to be a valuable resource for places like jefferson county with complex problems. here we have more complex problems. it is too early to know the relative priority of claims. if it were that easy, clearly, there would be more activity in the markets, etcetera. it will be interesting. there are complex issues and important issues that we have to take on. >> what is the most important issue? >> well, here in detroit, we have a shrinking of a tax base, a shrinking of an economic base, and the government and its services have not shrunk around it. and fran
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
people are under arrest after a stadium fight at a kansas city chiefs game. the victim was sitting in somebody else's truck in the parking lot after the game and then when the owner of that truck saw him, a fight broke out. the victim then collapsed and died later at the hospital. >> the hospital told us there is no obvious reason for why this person died. we don't know if the person had a heart attack during the struggle. >> we'll keep you posted. tragic details from the death of fast and furious star paul walker. investigators confirming speed was a factor in that accident. walker was riding in a friend's porsche when it crashed into a light pole over the weekend. the fast and furious costar tyrese gibson broke down. he posted a note on instagram. paul is the heart beat of this franchise and we're going to see his legacy lives on forever. walker was in the middle of shooting fast and furious number 7. tmz reporting production of that film stopped for now. walker leaves behind a 15-year-old daughter. he was just 40 years old. >>> freezing rain and ice are to blame for a massive pi
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 9:00pm PST
city. a woman went to the scene and decided it would be a good idea to take a selfie. you take a picture of yourself. apparently she wanted to get the potential suicide on camera. the post snapped this photo as she did it. they reported that's what she was doing and that she made a run for it when they asked for her name. is this what seociety has come to? >> it shows why trash tv is successful. it's self-obsession and promotion. we have become detached from humanity, desensitized. we have the to have more compassion and not say, this is a you won't believe it moment. it's suffering. it's horrible. >> makes me feel bad as a perpendicular and a parent when you see this as opposed to this poor man about to end his life -- which he didn't, by the way. the police intervened and got him off the bridge. and the knockout game. things are just getting so callous. >> we have a real disconnect. we have separated ourselves. what's between her and her humanity? it's an iphone. i love this stuff. we have become disconnected over decades, not just with the iphone. we walk around with headpho
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
, this will make its way further to the east across kansas city, st. louis tonight with snow. and the southern ernd. we have the icy mix for washington, d.c. and baltimore. this will be the first major snowstorm for the northeast bringing in a couple of inches between one to three inches across washington, d.c. and new york. >> jennifer, thank you very much for the update. we'll all be bracing for that cold stuff coming our way shortly. thank you. >>> caught in the act, new video this morning appearing to show two men stealing parts of the porsche belonging to actor paul walker. that one he was in when he was killed in that horrific crash. tmz is reporting that walker's fans reported the whole thing. men running up to the tow truck and taking off with some of the parts. one of the men is 18-year-old jameson witty posted the photos on instagram. witty is behind bars being held on $20,000 bail. the other man is expected to turn himself in soon. >>> south korea is preparing for large crowds and a host of world leaders for a paying tribute to the life and legacy of celebrated antiapartheid leader nelso
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
dakota. icy roads responsible for jackknifed trucks and car accidents in oklahoma city. >> it is best to stay home. don't get out in this. if you do, prepare yourself. you may have a slide off. >> reporter: according to state police, over a dozen vehicles slid off the highway in new mexico. how cold was it in dallas? cold enough to freeze this car door shut. >> it's completely frozen. >> reporter: the texas department of transportation ordered up 400 additional vehicles to help treat roads. what would you tell people at this point right now? >> drive slow. be careful. be aware of what's around you. >> reporter: out west, freezing temperatures still threatening crops in the $2 billion citrus industry in central california. >> this is only night two. we have got a storm coming saturday morning which is probably going to bring snow to the valley floor. >> reporter: here's the problem now. it will drop down to 7 degrees here and most areas were hardest hit and it will not warm above freezing until wednesday. unfortunately with the next storm system setting its sights on the same area on s
NBC
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am EST
this morning. some of the country's biggest cities, washington, new york, boston, bracing for sleet, freezing rain and snow. >>> prayer, reflection and celebration. ♪ >> a week of memorial events under way in south africa this morning to say good-bye to nelson mandela as president obama prepares to lead the u.s. delegation there. lester is live in soweto, south africa with the latest. >>> it's off. prince harry's race to the south pole canceled. that doesn't moon the royal is giving up on his mission to reach the bottom of the world today, sunday, december 8, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today" with lester holt live in soweto, south africa, and erica hill live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> welcome to "today" on this sunday morning. i'm erica hill alongside jenna wolfe and dylan dreyer. as we mentioned, lester holt is in soweto, south africa, where the official events to honor the life of nelson mandela are under way today. good morning, lester. >> reporter: good morning, erica. today was the official day of prayer and reflection. all that notwi
NBC
Dec 5, 2013 12:35am PST
looking crowd right there. that's a hot crowd right there, new york city crowd. welcome, everybody to "late night with jimmy fallon." you guys feeling good tonight? [ cheers and applause ] that's what i'm talking about. here's what people are talking about. it's a big, big day for the video gamers out there. everybody has been waiting for this. finally it's here. today was the release of the video game, grand theft auto v. [ cheers ] kids were hoping their teachers didn't notice they weren't in school. while teachers were hoping their students didn't notice they weren't in school. it was very interesting. let's see what's going on in washington. joe biden has got people talking that he'll run for president after he was spotted at a fund-raiser in iowa this week. unfortunately, he missed giving his speech, because he spent four hours trapped in a corn maze. [ laughter and applause ] those things are very tricky. you don't know how to get out of that. >> steve: you don't know were to go. >> jimmy: it's fun for the whole family. this is actually a really big deal for britney spears. i
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
. first for college football history. >> kansas city police have a mystery on their hand. a fight in a parking lot after sunday's football game ended with one person dead. police aren't saying much. they're treating the case as a homicide investigation, and ted rowlands joins me now live from chicago. ted, how did this begin? what happened? >> well, basically, three guys left the game or found their car in the parking lot of arrowhead stadium while the game was still going on, the broncos and kansas city chiefs and found a stranger sitting in their vehicle. a fight ensued and the stranger, a 22-year-old man, died. he ended up dying. and then, the investigators came in. the first thang they have to figure out, of course, is how did this young man die? >> the medical examiner is obviously going to perform a autopsy, but the hospital said there's no obvious signs to how this person passed away. we don't know if this person had a medical condition that caused his death, but we're going to investigate it as an homicide until we hear differently. >> so after this investigation, the init
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
-- >> fewer people than new york city. >> yes. >> it's got half as many people as belgium and that's why it makes it ridiculous, comparing them to a country of five million people -- >> so we should ignore them? >> yes, we should ignore them. we put more and more money into schools with really little to show for it. >> that's the opposite, in fact. because what's happened is this shows if you put money into education, it's not working. >> we're doing great in spending money. we're at the top. >> clearly something else has to be done because that's not doing it for us. >> education is a value in and of itself. there's a lot to be said for having a smarter 15-year-old, 21-year-old. but by saying this is going to predict our success or failures as a country going into -- >> you're right. it's not the only var yabl. but, dan, there is a competition in the world right now for human capital. you want to get the best and the brightest. one of the problems with japan, for example, it doesn't take immigrants. so they don't attract the world's smallest individuals like we still do, although we're
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